J3373 : Fanum House, Belfast (September 2015)

taken 5 years ago, near to Belfast County Borough, Shankill, Beal Feirste, Springfield and Ballymacarret, Northern Ireland

Fanum House, Belfast (September 2015)
Fanum House, Belfast (September 2015)
The long-vacant Fanum House seen from Franklin Street – still no sign of demolition and redevelopment.
Fanum House, Belfast

Fanum House, Gt Victoria Street, Belfast was completed in the mid-60’s and, at the time, was, at eleven storeys, the second tallest building in Belfast. I remember reading that the architect had designed it in this colour because it would not show the, inevitable, marks of pollution caused by burning coal in most industrial, commercial and domestic premises. There have been several proposals for the redevelopment of the site which had the following planning permission (18 September 2012) “Z/2011/1178/F Erection of 15 storey, 173 bedroom hotel with basement, including car parking. (Amended Plans) 110 Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7BE”.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 September, 2015   (more nearby)
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Monday, 14 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Construction, Development 
Place (from Tags)
Belfast 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 734 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.5198N 5:56.0341W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 336 738
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Building (Vacant)  Development Site  Great Victoria Street (Belfast) 

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